Direct Care / Caregiver
Ability Plus, Inc.
At Ability Plus, our mission is Enabling Lives & Dreams... Ability
Plus offers a community-inclusive home environment to individuals with
intellectual disabilities. Ability Plus is seeking people who are enthusiastic,
caring, capable and want to make a positive difference for residents and care
recipients. We offer a supportive team environment and career development
Direct Care Staff provide personal care to individuals with
intellectual disabilities in a residential setting. Duties include but are not
limited to: assisting residents with personal hygiene, daily living activities,
documenting behavior and assisting with medications. ALL applicants must present
a high school diploma/GED, Valid Driver's License, proof of valid auto insurance
and successfully complete the E-Verify process. All Applicants MUST PASS a drug
test, background check, TB test and have a clean driving record. Benefits
available for full time (40hr) employees after 90 days.
We are seeking Direct Care Staff for ALL SHIFTS. This is a great
way to enter the healthcare world! The Direct Care Staff is responsible for the
care, training and supervision as required of individuals with intellectual
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other
duties may be assigned.
Assists in providing self-care and training as directed by the
Individualized Support Plan or Behavioral Support Plan as documented. (such as
bathing, dressing, toileting, eating, etc.)
Assists with therapeutic treatments to residents with intellectual
disabilities (such as physical exercises, occupational arts and crafts,
recreational games, etc.)
Converses with residents to reinforce positive behaviors and
promote social interaction.
Prepares/serves meals and eats with residents.
Include residents in community outings and promote community
Accompanies residents on shopping trips and counsels residents in
purchase of personal items.
Observes and documents residents' behaviors
May give medications as prescribed by a doctor.
May train parents or guardians in care of deinstitutionalized
Maintain and submit accurate timesheets and communication logs,
Carry out direction given by line of management.
High School Diploma or GED
Valid U.S. driver's license and acceptable driving record as
determined by Ability Plus' insurance carrier.
Acceptable background check.
Proof of Auto Insurance Coverage
NECESSARY SKILLS/ATTRIBUTES - The ability to:
Ability to communicate, write and prepare complete, concise and
Ability to perform housekeeping duties.
Ability to intervene during crisis situations.
Adequate vision and hearing to be able to supervise clients as
Ability to remain awake, aware and alert during working hours and
Committed to the daily care and quality of life of the consumers of
PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
Working conditions are normal for a home health care environment.
Work may require ongoing weekend and evening work.
Work will require frequent local driving.
Work requires ongoing interaction with intellectually disabled
Work can require frequent walking, standing, bending and lifting up
to the weight of an adult
is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing its staff with a safe
working environment and a workplace that is free of harassment and